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September 7, 2012
Recycling Today Staff
Equipment & Products

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1. A-Ward Mi-Slide Compactor/Loader. A-Ward, with North American offices in Port Wentworth, Ga., has introduced a scrap metal compacting, baling and loading machine that the company says is designed to offer greater transportation efficiency for recyclers. Features include:

  • Designed to load 20- and 40-foot containers with light- or heavy-gauge material
  • The Mi-Slide compactor vertically compacts the material
  • A horizontal baler further compresses the material, pushing the finished bale into the Mi-Slide’s loader chute
  • Mi-Slide pushes bales from the chute into the container

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2. MSS L-VIS Optical Sorting Technology. Optical sorting equipment manufacturer MSS Inc., based in Nashville, Tenn., has introduced the L-VIS high-resolution color camera sorting system for small particle applications, such as shredded and granulated materials. Capabilities include:

  • Engineered to provide separation accuracy up to 98 percent
  • Available shape identification software algorithm designed for sorting wires
  • High-resolution air-jet array
  • Available all-metal detector
  • Can be configured via a touch-screen interface
  • Offered in 32-inch, 48-inch and 64 inch sizes

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3. Dust Control Technology DustBoss Line.
Equipment manufacturer Dust Control Technology (DCT), based in Peoria, Ill., has designed a new DustBoss system for use in fixed locations. Features include:

  • Designed to extend reach and improve aim of dust suppression equipment
  • Mist of millions of 50- to 200-micron droplets per minute
  • Available in three tower sizes and heights up to 20 feet

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4. Cemco Glass Gator. Cemco Inc., Belen, N.M., has introduced the Glass Gator glass recycling tool. Features include:

  • Turns glass into a 100-percent-recyclable cullet or soft-edged sand byproduct
  • Can process up to 80 bottles per minute and accepts empty glass containers or broken glass
  • Offers an eight-to-one size reduction for decreased disposal and hauling costs
  • Available in two models and can be customized

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